Summer 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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BIOL 102    Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course examines body systems from an anatomical and physiological point of view. The basic anatomy and physiology of all the body systems are covered with an emphasis on developing vocabulary in each area. Activities include simple physiology experiments and demonstrations, and using models and simple dissections to learn anatomy. It meets the minimum requirements for licensed vocational nursing, paramedic, gerontology, and funeral services programs.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03
MTWTh     09:00AM-10:25AM LEC F.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 493     10293 
Textbook
MTWTh     10:35AM-12:00PM LAB F.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 493       


BIOL 300    The Foundations of Biology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; IGETC Area 5B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This non-science majors course covers basic biological principles and how they relate to humans. Concepts include an introduction to the philosophy of science. Basic cell chemistry, structure, and physiology are covered. An introduction to basic genetics (transmission and molecular) as well as some biotechnology principles are discussed. Additionally, human body systems, evolution, reproduction and development, as well as ecology and human impacts on the environment, are addressed. This course is not open to students who have completed BIOL 310.

Schedule: Four Week - First, Jun 11-Jul 06
MTWTh     09:30AM-12:35PM LEC A.Kaufmann           ARC MAIN Science 414     10216 
Textbook

Schedule: Six Week - Second, Jun 25-Aug 03
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC K.Engstrom           ARC MAIN Science 401     10059 Textbook
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC E.Garfield           Off Campus Natomas N201  10226 Textbook


BIOL 305    Natural History    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 (Proficient Reading) and ENGWR 102 (Proficient Writing) with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 (Advanced-Low Reading) and ESLW 320 (Advanced-Low Writing) with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers basic biological and ecological principles to explain the origin and diversity of living organisms. Topics range from landscape formation and habitats to the adaptations organisms have evolved to live in their environment. Although this is a broad survey course, emphasis is placed on California environments. Dissection is not part of this curriculum. This course is designed as an introductory course and for non-majors who enjoy the outdoors. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03
MTWTh     09:00AM-10:25AM LEC M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 492     10365 
Textbook
MTWTh     10:35AM-12:00PM LAB M.Torrano            ARC MAIN Science 492       


BIOL 310    General Biology    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This non-science majors laboratory course covers basic biological principles and how they relate to humans. Concepts included are cell chemistry, structure, and physiology; genetics (transmission and molecular); biotechnology; human body systems; evolution; reproduction and development; ecology; and human impacts on the environment. This course is not open to students who have completed BIOL 300.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03
MTWTh     09:00AM-10:25AM LEC D.Regan              ARC MAIN Science 412     10097 
Textbook
MTWTh     10:35AM-12:00PM LAB D.Regan              ARC MAIN Science 412       


BIOL 400    Principles of Biology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of C or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of C or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course covering biological concepts important for a general understanding and background for biology majors and pre-professional students. Emphasis is on the scientific method and basic processes common to all forms of life. Topics include cell structure and function, cell physiology, cell reproduction, Mendelian and molecular genetics, evolution, and ecology.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03
MTWTh     08:00AM-09:25AM LEC D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Science 415     10070 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:50AM-01:00PM LAB D.Wolfe              ARC MAIN Science 415       


BIOL 430    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305, 309, or 400 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles of human anatomy and physiology, emphasizing the integration of structure and function. The topics covered are anatomical terminology, chemistry, cells, histology, articulations, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. Both BIOL 430 and BIOL 431 must be taken to study all of the major body systems.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03
MTThF     07:45AM-09:10AM LEC D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Science 411     10074 
Textbook
MTThF     09:20AM-12:30PM LAB D.Slutsky            ARC MAIN Science 411       
MTThF     01:00PM-02:25PM LEC T.Hoban-Higgins      ARC MAIN Science 411     10230 Textbook
MTThF     02:35PM-05:45PM LAB T.Hoban-Higgins      ARC MAIN Science 411       


BIOL 431    Anatomy and Physiology    5 Units

Prerequisite: BIOL 430 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the principles of human anatomy and physiology, emphasizing the integration of structure and function. It includes the following systems: cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, endocrine and reproductive. Both BIOL 430 and 431 must be taken to study all of the major body systems.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03
MTThF     08:00AM-09:25AM LEC D.Won                ARC MAIN Science 418     10076 
Textbook
MTThF     09:35AM-12:45PM LAB D.Won                ARC MAIN Science 418       
MTThF     01:00PM-02:25PM LEC Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 418     10337 Textbook
MTThF     02:35PM-05:45PM LAB Y.Zhao               ARC MAIN Science 418       


BIOL 440    General Microbiology    4 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 305, 309, 310, or 400 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B2; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5B; IGETC Area 5C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces microorganisms and their effects on human health. It examines the structure, physiology, metabolism, and genetics of microorganisms. Laboratory work includes aseptic technique, morphological and biochemical properties of microorganisms, and medically relevant issues regarding microorganisms.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03
MTWTh     09:00AM-10:25AM LEC S.Scott              ARC MAIN Science 416     10182 
Textbook
MTWTh     10:35AM-12:40PM LAB S.Scott              ARC MAIN Science 416       
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:50PM LEC F.Farahnak           ARC MAIN Science 416     10072 Textbook
MTWTh     03:00PM-05:05PM LAB F.Farahnak           ARC MAIN Science 416       


BIOL 499    Experimental Offering in Biology    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Jun 18-Aug 10
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Sweet               TBA TBA                 12152 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Won                 TBA TBA                 12151 Textbook

Summer 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: July 16, 2012